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Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Township Law E-Letters

Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Protecting the Township's Data from Security Risks

December 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

Townships should assess their policies and practices related to controlling Township cyberattacks and inadvertent disclosure of data. With t... Read More ›

2019 Review of the State Tax Commission Bulletins

November 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

The Michigan State Tax Commission (“STC”) is authorized to provide advise to municipal assessors. Each year the STC provides gui... Read More ›

Common Public Road Issues

October 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

Public roads present unique challenges to townships and not just for basic transportation. This E-letter will address the historical develop... Read More ›

Township Law Q&A

Each month we tackle questions from township officials regarding legal topics that impact your municipality.

Can a private business request the Township’s entire electronic tax roll?

December 2019 | Township Law Q&A

A variety of private companies now submit these requests to townships throughout the state to, in-part, aggregate data to re-sell to their p... Read More ›

Can a zoning administrator also hold office as a township trustee?

November 2019 | Township Law Q&A

It may be valid under current law, but for practical reasons should be carefully considered. The statute governing whether an individual can... Read More ›

Does the Township have to submit its ordinance to the Marihuana Regulatory Agency to prohibit or allow adult-use marihuana establishments?

October 2019 | Township Law Q&A

  No. The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, Initiated Law 1 of 2018, provides township the ability to completely proh... Read More ›

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